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POINT LOMA (AGDS 2)
(ex - MA 43, AKD 1)
DEEP SUBMERGENCE SUPPORT SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AGDS 2 UIC: 01936
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 12/18/1998 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Maryland Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/05/1955 Commission Date: 02/28/1958
Keel Date: 09/18/1956 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/25/1957 Decommission Date: 09/27/1993
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 41.6 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
35.0
Delivery Date: 05/29/1958 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 40.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 09/28/1993
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 465 ft Waterline Length: 435 ft
Extreme Beam: 74 ft Waterline Beam: 72 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 20 ft Draft Limit: 20 ft
Light Displacement: 6100 tons Full Displacement: 10615 tons
Dead Weight: 4515 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 116
Enlisted: 100
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: POINT LOMA WAS SOLD ON 15 DEC 05 TO MARINE METAL INC., BROWNSVILLE, TX FOR SCRAPPING. SCRAPPING WAS COMPLETED ON 27 OCT 06.
Last Updated: 03/09/2007
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